A CAR belonging to the owner of the Ye Olde Pastie Shoppe has been recovered stripped of her belongings except bottles of bubble bath.

Marie Walsh's black, C Class Mercedes was found abandoned police told her, in Wyresdale Road, Heaton without its number plates.

Mrs Walsh's car was taken from outside her home in Junction Road, Deane on February 13.

She had been returning home with her shopping and ironing. She got out of the car to open her gates and someone jumped into her car and made off with it.

Mrs Walsh has taken the car to a garage.

Her iPad, ironing, shopping, log book and drivers licence had all been taken, leaving only bubble bath.